Chloralamide Chlo"ral*am`ide, n. [Chloral + amide.] (Chem.) A compound of chloral and formic amide used to produce sleep. [1913 Webster]

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  • chloral — noun A colourless narcotic liquid, trichloro acetaldehyde, CClCHO, obtained at first by the action of chlorine on alcohol and that, when treated with water, produces chloral hydrate. See Also: chloralamide …   Wiktionary

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